How to: Make a scalloped lace panty

I don’t usually share my panty makes in the blog because I find them… a little boring, to be honest! But today I thought I could share my favourite pattern alteration for panties: getting a scalloped lace back!

I like this kind of panties because they’re less bulky (meaning, less visible panty lines under clothing!) and also really comfortable, because you don’t have elastic edges cutting into the skin of your, ejem, rear view 😉

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A (slightly modified) Noelle Set!

I’m sure you all know it by now, but just a few days ago Madalynne wrote in her blog my two favourite words in English: FREE PATTERNS! 😉  Yep, she has released for free the Noelle set: a halter bralette and a high-waisted panty pattern, and they both look so stylish and comfy!

I received the pattern earlier because I applied as a pattern tester, so I meant to sew them sooner but… sadly life got in the way and I couldn’t finish them until yesterday. And, of course, I’ve worn the complete set today because I’m super happy of how they turned out!

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Bianca, the shirt that stole my heart!

As you saw in my Me Made May round up, I’ve got several handmade items that have never seen the light on this blog. One of my blog resolutions for this year was to write more posts about my handmade garments, not just about lingerie, so maybe it’s time for me to actually do it! Let’s start with the Bianca shirt, then!

Bianca Shirt – Image via MakeMyLemonade

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Me – Made – May’16!

It’s May already! And I’ve signed up for my second Me-Made-May! For those who aren’t familiar with it, Me-Made May is an initiative created by Zoe, of So Zo…What do you know?: every year she encourages every person, animal or thing who can sew to challenge themselves during the month of May. How? Well, it’s up to you, but a good way to do it is committing to wear certain number of handmade clothes each week. (You can see my experience last year here and here!)

 

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All About Power Bars (IV): Drafting and Sewing the Seamed Power Bar

Hi guys! Today I present you the last part of my powerbar series!! You can read here the first part (general information about the power bars), the second part (about internal power bars) and the third part (about external power bars). This fourth part is going to be about drafting and sewing the seamed power bar! It’s a very popular style that allows for lots of variations, so let’s begin!

SEAMED POWER BAR

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Who made my Bra? Ideas for building an ethical lingerie wardrobe

As you know, we are in the middle of the Fashion Revolution Week, that’s why I decided to write a post about lingerie (Oh, what a surprise! 😉 ) but this time from the ethical perspective: if you make lingerie at home, I’m sure you’re well aware of the challenges that surround the making of a single garment. Cutting and sewing a bra can take hours, and it demands a higher attention to detail than other garments: a difference as small as 5mm can completely change the fit of the cup!Who Made my bras Continue Reading

The Fashion Revolution is Here!

Hi everyone! Today’s post is going to be a bit different: I won’t show you pictures of my last bra or a new tutorial. Instead, I wanted to talk about something more meaningful: maybe you’ve heard that this week is the Fashion Revolution Week and you are familiar with the initiative. But, for those of you who aren’t, here’s a quick recap:

Image Via Fashion Revolution

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